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A Private Consortium is Fast-Tracking a Beltway of Billions

Publication Date: 7/14/2010
Author: Aileen Cho in Virginia
Format: HTML

How do you pack the construction of four new 14-mile- long lanes, 58 new bridges and 900,000 sq ft of retaining wall into an active highway carrying 200,000 daily vehicles and do it in four years? Virginia’s Capital Beltway expansion team would answer: Pack all the players into one room—early and often. Then, as Virginia Dept. of Transportation senior project manager Larry Cloyed says, the team has to live by the motto “Get it done.”

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